Organizational Leadership- Bachelor of Arts
For information, contact the Department of Sociology and Gerontology, 375 Upham Hall, 513-529-2628.
The Organizational Leadership major allows students to apply sociological, psychological, and political science theories and methods to real world organizational problems. The major is designed to maximize graduates’ ability to flexibly adapt to today’s continually shifting job requirements, emerging technologies, and new ways of organizing. Students develop skills and knowledge relevant for jobs across a variety of sectors, including for-profit businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government. Graduates are also well equipped for a variety of graduate school programs in the social sciences and areas such as business, law, and public policy.
|MGT 211||Introduction to Management for Non-business Majors||3|
|or MGT 291||Introduction to Management & Leadership|
|ORG 354||The Social Dynamics of Strategy and Leadership||3|
|ORG 361||Innovation in Organizations||3|
|ORG 471||Organizational Leadership Capstone||3|
|PSY 111||Introduction to Psychology 1||3|
|PSY 221||Social Psychology||3|
|SOC 153||Sociology in a Global Context||3|
|SOC 262||Research Methods||3|
|Choose 6 credits from each of the three lists below, with at least 9 credits at the 300 level or above|
|Business Foundations (choose 6 hours): 2||6|
|Accounting for the Non-Business Major|
|Business Concepts in Customer Engagement|
|Information Technology and Data Driven Decision Making in Business|
|Leading Organizations (choose 6 hours)||6|
|Introduction to Organizational Communication|
|Foundations of Officership|
|Introduction to Tactical Leadership|
|Leadership and Management|
|Current Issues in Organizational Leadership|
|Public Management, Leadership, and Administrative Politics|
|Psychology of Judgment, Decision Making, and Reasoning|
|Leading and Managing Projects|
|Diversity and Cross-Cultural Management|
|Employee Engagement and Motivation|
|Leadership and Learning|
|Public Personnel Administration|
|Contemporary Perspectives on Leadership in Sport Contexts|
|Organizations and their Environments (choose 6 hours):||6|
|Work and Occupational Justice|
|Introduction to the Sociology of Globalization|
|Economy and Society|
|The Nature of Group Leadership 3|
|Students seeking the Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership meet the College of Arts and Science writing in the major requirement by completing ORG 361.|
|Total Credit Hours||49|
Students with 3 hours of AP or transfer credit for PSY 111 are not required to take PSY 112 (1); students taking PSY 111 at Miami will need to register for the co-requisite PSY 112.
Students interested in a career in the private sector are encouraged to choose ACC 211 and FIN 211; they are also encouraged to consider adding a General Business minor.
Up to 4 hours of EDL 290 can count in the electives; courses must be different content.